Out of Infamy: Michi Nishiura Weglyn

Shorts in Competition: Documentary

New York Premiere

USA | 17 MINUTES | English |

OUT OF INFAMY: MICHI NISHIURA WEGLYN

Out of Infamy is a portrait of the civil rights activist whose dynamic personality evolved—via incarceration during World War II in the Gila River, Arizona camp—from California-born farm girl to New York City sophisticate to the Rosa Parks of Japanese Americans.


CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Sharon Yamato, Nancy Kapitanoff, Sharon Yamato, and Nancy Kapitanoff

Sharon Yamato is a freelance writer and author of Moving Walls: Preserving the Barracks of America's Concentration Camps and Jive Bomber: A Sentimental Journey. Nancy Kapitanoff wrote, produced, and directed the short documentary The Comet Model News and is editor of the Web sites www.cometmodelnews.com and www.golfloops.com.
Director
Nancy Kapitanoff, Sharon Yamato
Screenwriter
Nancy Kapitanoff, Sharon Yamato
Editor
Warren Berkey, Walt Louie
Producer
Nancy Kapitanoff, Sharon Yamato
Composer
Dave Iwataki
Primary Cast
Sandra Oh
Sound Editor
Jon K. Oh